Food Waste Worsens Greenhouse Gas Emissions: FAO

Climate News Network: The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates the direct cost to producers of food that goes to waste is currently $750 billion annually, a figure that excludes wasted fish and seafood. But the FAO says the waste not only causes huge economic losses but is also doing very significant damage to natural resources -- climate, water, land and biodiversity. Without accounting for greenhouse gas emissions from land use change, the carbon footprint of food produced and not eaten is estimated......

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